ISPO Munich, the world’s largest trade fair for sporting goods, welcomed around 80,000 industry visitors from 120 countries last month. A total of 2,943 exhibitors showcased their products and innovations, an increase of 5% over the previous year. The share of international exhibitors also set a record at 89%, with the largest participant groups by country being Germany, China, France, Great Britain, Italy, Taiwan and the US. Smart solutions
KnitWarm, based in Hong Kong, presented a patented self-heating textile that boasts softness, flexibility and breathability, which heats up within 30 seconds to offer instant warmth by plugging into a portable power bank. Among other products, the company showcased its 4-in-1 jacket that consists of two jacket layers that zip together.